On Wednesday April 6th, 2016, ATER president, Mr. Richard Niyibigira, visited English teachers from Rusizi and Nyamasheke districts in the Western province. ATER had been invited by Rwandaaid, a humanitarian international organization that works from the two above-mentioned district to talk to teachers about ATER and ATER teacher communities of Practice. Rwandaaid had organized a one week training that brought together  School-Based mentors from Nyamasheke and Rusizi districts and ATER was invited to give a presentation on the closing day. The training was atking place at TTC Mururu and broug

Group photo after the training

ht together 31 teacher-mentors from Rusizi and Nyamasheke primary schools.  In his presentation, the ATER president explained ATER, how and when it was created as well as its mission and philosophy. He also explained about the Communities of Practice (CoP) and incited the teachers to create one in their areas. Teachers showed interest in joining ATER and creating CoPs with the support from ATER and Rwandaaid trainer, Ms. Sarah O’Grady.

The event in pictures.


ATER president talking to teachers about Communities of Practice







Trainees received certificates from Rwandaaid


Group photo after the training